Interesting Facts


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This thread will helps us to gain knowledge about the various facts and as well will be interesting to discuss about it. Lets post some of the facts you are aware about and I am sure for many of us it would be surprising to know all such things.

IceCream actually makes your body warmer due to it fat content.

Music with a strong beat can stimulate brain waves which improve concentration, even after you've stopped listening.

Research finds that kids who enjoy family meals have larger vocabularies, better manners, healthier diets, and higher self-esteem.

Albert Einstein didn’t speak in full sentences until the age of 9.
Picasso burned most of his early work to keep his apartment warm because he was poor.

Singing in the shower helps boost your immunity, lower your blood pressure, reduce stress, and improve your mood. (So we know now why many of us might be bathroom singers :p)

In Brooklyn, New York, you can rent a mom for $40. She listens to you, gives you advice, cooks, and helps with chores.
Sometimes you have to forget whats gone, appreciate what still remains, and look forward to what's coming next.

Just 20 minutes of exercise three days a week will increase your happiness by around 10 to 20%.

29 days after the Titanic sank, a movie about it was released. It featured an actress who was actually on the Titanic and survived.

Eating 3 or 4 Marshmallows helps get rid of a sore throat.
Surprising but true: Tequila can be turned into diamonds.

Without your little finger, you would lose 50% of your hand strength.

Bob Marley's last words were 'Money can't buy life'.

1 billion seconds = 32 years.
If you ate a polar bear's liver, you would die. Humans can’t handle that much vitamin A at once.

Pepsi got its name from pepsin, a digestive enzyme.

There’s a light in a woman’s eyes that speaks louder than words. - Arthur Conan Doyle

Napping for just 6 minutes can help improve your memory. (So we know importance of Power Nap)
Amazon ships bubble wrap in bubble wrap.

Purple is known as a ‘royal' color because it was the hardest dye to extract—it came from sea snails, so only the royalty could afford it.

Giraffes spend about 80 percent of their day eating.

Hakuna Matata is a Swahili phrase that literally translates to "There are no worries."
The whole Harry Potter series contains 199 chapters, 4,224 pages and 1,090,739 words and has been made into 19 hours and 39 minutes of film.

Some people have a "natural alarm clock" allowing them to awake when they want. This is actually caused by a natural stress hormone.

Hugging and or holding hands with the person you love has been proven to reduce stress almost instantly.
If you drank 42 cups of coffee in one sitting, the caffeine overdose would kill you.

Deja Reve - Experiencing something in reality that you've dreamed about in the past. A phenomenon similar to Deja Vu.

The "sixth sick sheik's sixth sheep's sick" is said to be the toughest tongue twister in the English language.

The more attracted you are to a person, the easier it is for them to make you laugh.
The longest English word without a true vowel is "rhythm."

Colombian drug lord Pablo Escobar made so much money, he spent over $2,500 every month just on rubber bands to bundle up his stacks of cash.

1.3 million Earths could fit into the sun.

Billions of years from now, Earth will have a 30-hour day, due to the interplay of gravity between Earth and moon.
Lamborghini cars were invented when the Lamborghini tractor company was insulted by the creator of Ferrari.

Cuddling with loved ones releases oxytocin, a hormone which reduces stress and prevents nausea and headaches.

China has 350 million smokers - meaning the Chinese smoking population is higher than the entire population of the United States.

On average, you'll have 3000 thoughts every day.
Studies show that by eating a big breakfast, you won’t feel as hungry the rest of the day, which can lead to more nutritional food choices.

Smiling, even in a bad mood, can immediately improve your mood because these muscles are enough to trigger happy chemicals in the brain.

More than 1,000 different languages are spoken on the continent of Africa.

Tip: If you ever want to call a family meeting, just turn off the WiFi router and wait in the room in which its located ;)
Fat burning foods: grapefruit, watermelon, berries, hot peppers, celery, greek yogurt, eggs, fish, green tea, coffee, water, oatmeal.

The chills you sometimes get when listening to music is actually caused by the release of dopamine in your body.

The human mind spends most of it's time replaying memories over and over with the desire to relive them.

Spending at least 60 minutes in conversation with someone you care about an hour before bed can help you sleep peacefully.
Eminem, Lady Gaga, Megan Fox, Liam Payne, Taylor Swift, Justin Bieber, Miley Cyrus and Demi Lovato were all bullied when they were kids.

When a father of three was caught shoplifting $7 worth of food from a Tesco in Malaysia, the owner gave him a job and a cash advance.

An octopus has three hearts.

More than a third of Facebook users leave the site feeling worse than they did when they logged on.
Mike Tyson once offered a zoo attendant $10,000 to open the cage and let him fight a bullying gorilla.

The "Pinky Promise" originally indicated that the person who breaks the promise must cut off their pinky finger.

When you blush, and your face turns red, so does the inside of your stomach.

Hangry which is a combination of hungry and angry is an actual word.
Philophobia is the fear of falling in love.

In Australia, kangaroos kill more people than sharks.

Babies start dreaming even before they’re born.

People who regularly sleep for longer than 10 hours have greater risk of heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes, and depression.
In 2013, a dad in China hired gamers to kill his son in video games so the son would start looking for a job and get a life.

Be grateful for the good times and keep the faith during the bad times. Stay positive when life gives you every reason to be negative.

A librocubicularist is someone who reads in bed.

The sentence "The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog" uses every letter in the alphabet.
By donating just one pint of blood, four lives can be saved.

Ernest Hemingway once wrote a six-word short story - It read “For sale: baby shoes, never used.”

People who find it easier to laugh tend to live longer than those who do not.

1 billion people speak English. That's 1 in every 7 on Earth.